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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Let Her Shine Bright Like Diamonds  

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The holiday season is finally here and the best part of this time is gifts. To ensure the dearest women to your heart spend the festivities in the most exquisite of ways, note that nothing beats high jewelry as a gift!

Of course, something this precious is made to be gifted to the closest ladies to your heart. Whether you’re searching for a gift for your mother, sister or mother-in-law, they will definitely be grateful for your thoughts and appreciation. From rings to necklaces, bracelets and earrings, the options are quite varied. Our tip for you would be to personalize this gift – think of choosing her favorite gem for instance.

To help you achieve this task successfully and avoid costly mistakes, we have gathered a list of the best high jewelry pieces for this season. So, check them out!

Article Written by Mirella Haddad

Boucheron, Nature Triomphante high jewelry collection, Lierre de Paris earrings


Van Cleef & Arpels, Snowflake high jewelry necklace


CHANEL, Coromandel high jewelry collection, Horizon Lointain bracelet


Messika Paris, Firebird high jewelry ring


Piaget, Sunlight Escape high jewelry collection cuff


Cartier, Coloratura high jewelry collection, Orienphonie earrings


Bvlgari, Wild Pop high jewelry collection, Butterflies earrings


Chaumet, Trésors d'Afrique high jewelry collection, Terres d'Or bracelet


Chopard, Precious Chopard high jewelry collection necklace


Dior, Dior Dior Dior high jewelry collection, Dentelle Guipure necklace


Tiffany & Co., Blue Book 2018 high jewelry collection bracelet


Boucheron, Nature Triomphante high jewelry collection, Papillon Chromatique necklace


Van Cleef & Arpels, Quatre Contes de Grimm high jewelry collection, Victoire earrings


CHANEL, Coromandel high jewelry collection, Fleur de Laque necklace


Piaget, Sunlight Escape high jewelry collection ring


Bvlgari, Wild Pop high jewelry collection, Supreme Diamond Light ring


Louis Vuitton, Conquêtes-Regalia high jewelry collection earrings


Chopard, Precious Chopard high jewelry earrings


Dior, Dior Dior Dior high jewelry collection, Dentelle Satin bracelet


Tiffany & Co., Blue Book 2018 high jewelry collection earrings

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Easy Festive Party Glam 

It can be overwhelming getting yourself ready for all the holiday parties, so here’s what I like to do to keep beauty anxiety at bay. I basically come up with a look and just repeat it throughout the week to make it easier for me. Here is a go to look that doesn’t take too much time. 

I start off with the Urban Decay Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Liquid Makeup applied with my Beauty Blender. Then, Bobbi Brown Instant Full Cover Concealer is perfect to give me the coverage I need with barely any rest. After filling in my eyebrows, I’m ready to start on the eyes. Using the Kat Von D Tattoo Liner in Trooper Black, I line my eyes with a little cateye flick at the end. After applying Afterglow Blush in Rapture by Urban Decay, I’m ready for lips and MAC’s Ruby Woo Retro Matte lipstick is perfect for this look. After lots of mascara and preferably some falsies, I am ready to go. You can change this up by adding more eye makeup, but I like to keep it clean and just focus on the liner and bold lips. 


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Welcome the New Year with Sparkling High Jewelry

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For every woman who loves jewelry, nothing beats sparkling diamonds to welcome the New Year with grace and elegance. On New Year’s Eve, every person should in fact look their best, and if you are looking for something to flaunt, make that something a diamond jewelry piece.

So, ladies get ready to open a new chapter and welcome 2019 with some exquisite diamond-set jewelry that will perfectly complement your look on this special night and highlight your timeless sense of style. Whether you’re looking for a bold necklace, a bracelet to adorn your wrist in the most stylish of ways, a pair of earrings that will steal the lights at the party, or a finger sparkler that will constitute a great addition to your jewelry box for future occasions, the offerings are endless and the that’s all thanks to the creativity of our favorite jewelry houses.

Visit the Photo Gallery and choose the piece that will make you shine like a star on this much-anticipated night of the year!


Mirella Haddad

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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Warm up Their Home with a Little Gift

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The festive season is the season of last minute invitations and spur-of-the-moment gatherings. So, it’s sometimes hard to predict an event and get all gifts ready before heading to your destination – and this is what home pieces are made for!

Imagine a friend calls you and asks you to join her at another friend’s house for a fun evening; you certainly won’t have the time to get her a personal gift. In this case, dropping by a store and getting a nice piece that she can decorate her home sweet home with is a great idea and will surely reflect your elegant and sophisticated taste.

Are you wondering what kind of pieces would do the job? Take a look at our picks!


Mirella Haddad

Assouline, “American Fashion Travel: Designers on the Go” book


Giobagnara Parma leather Domino game box
Available on Moda Operandi


Wedgwood 2-tier cake stand


Dior scented candle


Assouline bookstand


Guerlain, Winter Délice candle


Bianco Bianchi, Flowers And Fruits Scagliola box
Available on Moda Operandi


Versace Home cushions


Assouline, “Chic Stays” book


Pampaloni set-of-three geometric sterling silver bowls


Wedgwood serving bowl


Jo Malone, Pomegranate Noir scented candle
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Luisa Beccaria set-of-two pink glasses
Exclusively Available on Moda Operandi


Dior vase


The Wolseley Collection silver-plated tea set
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Jonathan Adler tray
Available at


Assouline, “Swans” book


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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Awaken Her Senses with a Fragrance

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No woman leaves her house without wearing her perfume, so this gift will definitely be something that will draw a big smile on her face. All you have to do is discover her favorite style in fragrances.

Is she into floral scents? Or would she prefer a warm fragrance to remember you by this winter season? While some women like to keep it light all year long when it comes to perfumes, others celebrate the coziness of fall and winter with a warm woody scent.

With this in mind, we have made a list of the best fragrances out there for you to show her how much you love and appreciate her on this special occasion. Check them out!


Article Written by Mirella Haddad

Dior, Joy by Dior


Kenzo, Kenzo Worl Intense


Bottega Veneta, Knot Eau Absolue


Roberto Cavalli, Florence


CHANEL, Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum Intense


Guerlain, Mon Guerlain


Louis Vuitton, Attrape-Reves


Salvatore Ferragamo, Signorina Misteriosa


Bvlgari, Omnia Pink Sapphire


Dolce & Gabbana, The Only One


Hermès, Eau de Citron Noir


Versace, Dylan Blue


Carolina Herrera, CH L'Eau


Dior, J'Adore Absolu


Kenzo, Flower By Kenzo Eau de Lumière


Givenchy, L'Interdit


Chloé, Nomade


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Holiday Gift Guide 2018 – Put Some Shades On

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Unless the sun has disappeared into oblivion, you’ll always need sunglasses to protect those beautiful eyes of yours. And so, no matter the season and no matter the warmth or cold, always be prepared to dazzle with a gorgeous pair of shades.

The trick here is to find the style that suits you best; so if you’re getting your loved ones sunglasses, make sure you know the shape of their face and what they’ll most likely wear. Tis the season to pull out all the best sunglasses and we’re here to cater for all your dreamiest needs.

Scroll below to pick your favorite option!


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Spice Up Your Festive Outfits with a Brooch

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When we think of the festive season, all that comes to mind is a touch of bling that can make any outfit better! And what better than a brooch made of gold and set with precious stones would spice up your looks at every event or gathering you attend? Whether you’re looking for a way to take your vest or blouse to the next level, or for a piece to adorn your bag with, a clip will exceed all your expectations.

Timeless yet contemporary, brooches take part in almost every high jewelry collection launched by a famed jewelry house. They are made available in different colors and styles to suit all your jewelry cravings, and that’s actually what makes us fall in love with these pieces even more. Luckily for us, houses such as CHANEL, Bvlgari, Van Cleef & Arpels, Boucheron and Dior – to name a few – have redefined the elegance of a brooch in their own way. Visit the Photo Gallery and take a look at the pieces that will definitely take you through this joyful season in style – and sparkle, of course!


Mirella Haddad

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